With a 48-14 whipping of B.B. Comer, Trinity extended two streaks and started another.
The victory extended Trinity’s win streak to five, and gave the Wildcats (5-2, 4-1 Class 3A, Region 4) a third straight triumph over B.B. Comer in their head-to-head series. It was the Tigers’ second straight loss.
Comer (4-3, 3-2) never stood much of a chance from the opening drive, as a defensive stand by the Wildcats opened the floodgates to what was a masterpiece for Allen Wood, Steadman Bethea and the rest of the Wildcats’ offense.
Trinity rolled up 410 yards of total offense and held Comer’s option-heavy attack to only 97 offensive yards. Comer was unable to complete a pass the entire game.
Wood threw for 231 yards and five scores on 15-of-20 passing. Wideout Robert Adams caught five passes for 110 yards and a touchdown.
Bethea was an all-purpose force, accounting for two rushing touchdowns and a receiving score, all in the first half. He finished with 137 total yards (95 rush) on seven runs and three receptions.
The first half saw Trinity score at will, as they headed into halftime up 41-0.
After opening the third with a scoring drive, the starters were done for the night, and the defense continued to stop Comer’s running game.
Trintiy coach Randy Ragsdale credited the opening stop from his defense to get things going.
“I think what was really huge for us was their opening drive, when we stopped them for a loss on fourth down, and it got us some quick, positive momentum … that first drive really set the tone,” Ragsdale said. “I’d like to say this, our defensive coaches really put in an outstanding game plan this week, and our young men on defense bought into it. Our first unit played really solid.”